Bake My Day

Bake My Day

Help make wishes come true on September 22nd, 2022!

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So, you love cake. Your friends, family and co-workers love cake. You want to raise money for Make-A-Wish Ireland. Sounds like a bake sale is the perfect fundraiser for you! Make-A-Wish Ireland is calling on the Irish public to roll up their sleeves for Bake My Day, a fundraising event on Thursday 22nd September to help raise vital funds to grant the wishes of seriously ill children across the country.

Follow the recipe below to make sure your bake sale rises to the occasion!

Ingredients:

  • 1 date-in-the-diary, Bake My Day is celebrated on the 22nd of September this year but you can host your event any day in September!
  • 1 perfect location
  • As many cakes, biscuits and bars as you can gather
  • Lots of cake-hungry people to buy your goodies

Once you’ve decided the time and place, it’s time to spread the word and let everyone know. Gaining publicity for your bake sale will help you raise funds and awareness for Make-A-Wish.

Set up your Online Fundraising Page

  • You can collect donations online by setting up your fundraising page here and clicking 'I want to fundraise for this' on the top bar.
  • Ask for donations by sharing the link to your fundraising page with friends and family so anyone anywhere can support your fantastic fundraising efforts!
  • If you're having trouble setting up your fundraising page, don't hesitate to get in touch and we can help you get started.

Click here to find out more about taking part in Bake My Day below or email/call us at mark.doyle@makeawish.ie / 086 067 0721 to get in touch directly.

Don't forget to crown your Star Baker!

From Our Family to Yours...

An Irish Classic Tea Brack

Make-A-Wish CEO Susan O'Dwyer shares her family's Tea Brack recipe. Her grandmother's recipe that has been passed from generation to generation. A family favourite that always goes down a treat!

You can access more recipe ideas to help get your baking underway by downloading our fundraising guide and pack.

Here are some more delicious ideas for your baking fundraiser:

  • Host a bake sale in person or virtually through your school, college, workplace, or garden.
  • Hold your own ‘Bake Off’ with friends or family and crown the Star Baker! 
  • Host a Tea Party with your friends, family, or colleagues. Get your glad rags on and bring out the fancy china because it’s time for a drizzle of luxury.
  • Guess how many? Simply fill an empty jar with sweets, chocolates or biscuits and ask people to guess how many are in there, closest guess takes home the goodies!
  • Treats Delivered! Deliver your baking creations to your neighbours and ask them to donate to Make-A-Wish!

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Get your Digital Fundraising Pack

Fill in your details in the form below to gain access to the Bake My Day digital fundraising pack. We'll only use your contact information to provide you with more information about your interest in the Bake My Day fundraising challenge.

Return your Funds

Once you’ve collected in all your fundraising, there are many ways you can get your money to us:

Paying in online

You can donate your total amount through the form below or here:

Paying in by phone

Make a payment to us over the phone using your credit or debit card, just call our fundraising team on 01 205 2007.

Paying in by cheque

Send a cheque made payable to ‘Make-A-Wish Ireland’ along with your name, address and a short message about your fundraising.

Please don’t send cash in the post. Please send your cheque to:

Make-A-Wish Ireland, 2 Leopardstown Business Centre, Ballyogan Avenue, Leopardstown, Dublin 18, D18 TH76

Online Fundraising

Setting up a Donorbox page is an easy way for people to donate, even if they can’t be there on the day. Money raised comes straight to us, all you have to do is spread the word and share the link. Set up your page here.

Paying into the bank

You can pay your fundraising directly into our bank account. When making your bank transfer, please add a reference after your school/company name so we can identify it is from you. Also if you could email me the exact amount lodged so we can notify finance and so we can follow up and thank you properly.

Bank Account Details:
Bank Name: Bank of Ireland
Bank Address: St Stephens Green
Dublin 2
IRELAND
Account Name: Make A Wish Foundation Ltd
Account No: 81894009
Sort Code: 90-00-84
IBAN: IE32 BOFI 9000 8481 8940 09
SWIFT CODE/BIC: BOFIIE2D
Currency: Euro